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Within the Open Access Government Finance News section, you can find a wide variety of information on the changes in the financial sector.

We often explore the development of digital banking and the future of Fintech, along with the World Bank and World Trade Organisations (WTO) stories. You can also find expert opinions on many popular topics within this category along with insights into the financial changes in other countries.

This category also covers poverty and pensions in the UK along with any legal changes to financial law. Up to date articles are available on fiscal policy and trade wars within the sector.

acquisitions post-brexit

An exploration of the landscape for technology acquisitions post-Brexit

Ian Fishwick, director of Innopsis, argues you must never allow economic uncertainty to be an excuse not to grow the profitability of your business.
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Swindon and Wiltshire: Opportunities from economic shocks

How does a region respond having experienced two economic shocks in a year? Paddy Bradley, Director at Swindon and Wiltshire LEP tells us more.
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The priorities of the internal market, industry, entrepreneurship and SMEs in Europe

The priorities of Elżbieta Bieńkowska, the European Commissioner for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs are charted here, including her thoughts on social innovation.
data protection rules, GDPR

The consistent application of data protection rules throughout the EU

Andrea Jelinek, Chair of European Data Protection Board, spoke to Open Access Government about data protection rules throughout the European Union, including the use of personal data during election campaigns.
managing the european union

Looking ahead: Negotiating and managing the European Union budget

Here, Editor of Open Access Government, Jonathan Miles, investigates the responsibilities of Günther Oettinger, the European Commissioner for Budget & Human Resources in managing the European Union budget, including how it will benefit research.
dangers posed by cryptocurrencies, 51% attacks

Processes, vulnerabilities and dangers posed by cryptocurrencies

Marc Laliberte, Senior Security Analyst at WatchGuard Technologies, looks at the processes, vulnerabilities and dangers posed by cryptocurrencies.
pension taxation

Guidance to reduce NHS pension taxation impact published

Guidance outlining measures that can be taken to reduce the impact of pension taxation on the NHS has been published by NHS Employers.
proactive fiscal policy, China minister

Strengthening a proactive fiscal policy in China

This article provides insight into the work of China's Minister of Finance Liu Kun, who is responsible for strengthening a proactive fiscal policy in one of the world's biggest and most powerful economies.
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Research reveals which UK city has the biggest gender pay gap

It was recently revealed that almost 8/10 UK companies still pay men more than women, new data released by Paymentsense shows which UK cities have the best and worst gender pay gaps.
uncertain retail market

Why is innovation and data critical in an uncertain retail market?

Mark Halstead, partner at Red Flag, discusses why innovation and data are critical in an uncertain retail market after recent statistics revealed an increase in the number of retailers in decline.
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Thousands sign up to Help to Save to earn 50p for every £1 saved

New statistics reveal more than 132,000 Help to Save account holders are eligible for bonuses totalling £14 million.
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The UK’s anti-money laundering laws post-Brexit

John Binns, partner at BCL Solicitors LLP, considers the potential impact of Brexit on the UK’s anti-money laundering laws.
chinese shadow banks

Chinese shadow banks: Threat or opportunity?

Kent Matthews, Cardiff University and Zhiguo Xiao, Fudan University, discusses whether new Chinese shadow banks are a threat or an opportunity.
traditional banking, crypto

Filling the gap between traditional banking and crypto

Whilst some people still ‘trust’ traditional financial institutions, many people are looking for a new world of banking including crypto, HEdpAY explores here.
fiscal and financial, environmental crises

Taxing and spending: Green fiscal and financial systems can stop environmental crises

When it comes to taxing and spending, Dominic Hogg from Eunomia Research & Consulting shares his views on how greening the fiscal and financial systems can help address environmental crises.
retirement fund

Retirement fund is top saving priority for Brits

Over half (58%) of Brits wish they had invested in their future and retirement fund at an earlier age, according to new research by Nottingham Building Society.
from finance to fintech

How to transition from finance to fintech

In this article, Chris Stappard, Managing Director of Edward Reed Recruitment, explains how you can make the switch from finance to fintech.
nhs pension scheme

How can we save the NHS Pension Scheme?

Gary Smith, chartered financial planner at Tilney, responds to the Government’s proposals to deal with the current crisis facing members of the NHS Pension Scheme.

Financial risk forecasting in the era of big data

Francesco Audrino, Professor of Statistics at University of St. Gallen explains financial risk forecasting in the era of big data and underlines the role of investors’ sentiment and attention.
boris johnson's tax reforms

What could PM Boris Johnson’s tax reforms mean for you?

Paresh Raja, CEO, Market Financial Solutions, highlights Prime Minister Boris Johnson's tax reforms and reviews what impact they could have for investors and taxpayers.

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